Motel on Alpine is located on Great Alpine Road in Myrtleford, a town in Northeast Victoria located 280 km northeast of Melbourne. Myrtleford is central to many towns in the Alpine region of North East Victoria: The townships of Bright, Beechworth, Yackandandah, Wangaratta, Mount Beauty, Stanley to name a few, are all less than a thirty-minute drive away. There are many other small villages in between with numerous wineries and other tourist attractions of interest for the whole family to experience.
Visitors can fly to Albury/Wodonga, hire a car and or bikes and travel to Myrtleford which is less than an hour drive. We can safely secure your bicycles.
During winter the Alpine snowfields near Myrtleford (Mount Buffalo, Mount Hotham and Falls Creek) offer fantastic options for skiing and snowboarding, toboggan and cross-country trails, snow tubing, snowshoe walks, guided activities and family fun. Driving to Mount Hotham or Falls Creek takes about one and a half hours weather permitting. Snow chains must be carried by all vehicles visiting these areas during winter. Alternately a great way to experience the snow safely without driving yourself is to travel with an experienced snow travel company. Alpine Spirit Coaches operates the seasonal Snowball Express bus service to Mount Hotham and Dinner Plain departing from the Myrtleford Bus Stop in the centre of town. They also offer private charter services all year round should you wish to take a day trip anywhere around the region.
Motel On Alpine is adjacent to the famous Murray to the Mountains Rail Trail, cyclists can enjoy the breathtaking scenic beauty of the Alpine High Country, Ovens and King Valleys and Everton Hills.
We are centrally located and an easy driving distance from Albury-Wodonga and the Murray River, Wangaratta, Milawa, Bright, Mount Buffalo, Beechworth, Yackandandah, Corowa-Rutherglen, and the King Valley.
No need to worry about breakfast, we can deliver a continental or succulent hot breakfast to your unit each morning.
Do not hesitate to contact reception during office hours. Our staff is always happy to provide you with ideas of how to fill your day.
Myrtleford is steeped in history with the Post Office opening on 26th July 1850 as Myrtle Creek and was renamed Myrtleford in 1871. The main road through the town was originally called Buckland Road, today it is now known as the Great Alpine Road.
Myrtleford has a temperate climate with more rain in winter than in summer: a subtropical highland climate. Myrtleford has become an all-year-round destination with short drives to the snowfields in winter and biking and walking experiences all year round. Mount Buffalo provides a dramatic backdrop for stunning walks in and around Myrtleford.
Visitors and travelers can use Myrtleford as a base to experience some of the many amazing drives – Lake Buffalo, Gapsted Pass, Mount Stanley, Alpine Discovery Loop or get on your bike and ride the famous Mountain Rail Trail which runs through Myrtleford right out the front of Motel on Alpine.
The Mountain Rail Trail is 100km fully sealed cycle path along the old Wangaratta to Bright railway line. The trail suits all riders with a gentle gradient, offering beautiful vistas, wineries, farm gates and lovely villages of the Ovens Valley along the way. For a shorter ride or walk in the heart of Myrtleford, take the Ovens River Loop; a 5.6km trail from Rotary Park directly opposite Motel On Alpine. Follow the Ovens River on a journey of discovery. Admire the beautiful birdlife and the handy work of local mosaic artists 'The Two Crackpots' along the way. This is a fantastic fun activity for adults and children alike.
Road cycling and mountain biking is also very popular throughout the region.
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